Jan 23, 2013 3:00am PST
contributor and all-around great guy, mike barnicle. sam, if i said the words "milli vanilli" and put them together, you wouldn't know what i was talking about. >> that's true. i wasn't alive. >> were you alive for milli vanilli? >> "blame it on the rain." >> that's pretty good. halperin, come on. this is huge. >> i'm all good with it. >> beyonce -- you're fine with it. it's okay. >> it's performance. it's just performance. >> she still sang it. >> yeah. also, you know what? she looked great. she added a lot of electricity. >> what does that have to do with anything? sing the song. >> well, here's my question. the marine band said they did not have time to rehearse. and i worked the weekend, i was on the hill, kelly clarkson rehearsed, other people rehearsed. i'm a huge beyonce fan. if you're going to sing at the inauguration, how do you not have time to rehearse? >> it's the biggest stage in the world. >> yeah. you've got to put it out there live. it's not a big deal, but i think a lot of people were disappointed to know that in the moment, it wasn't her voice. >> obama was lip-syncing, t
Jan 18, 2013 3:00am PST
'll do three things. i'll put my hand through mike barnicle. two, i'll do the entire program through body limericks and knock-knock jokes. and three -- "morning joe" starts right now. >>> we have a recording of a phone conversation between manti and his supposed girlfriend. i've got to be honest. i'm surprised manti didn't pick up on the hoax sooner. take a listen to this. >> hey, baby, what are you up to tonight? >> your call is very important. please listen carefully as the options have changed. >> yeah, i'm thinking i might stay in tonight. >> me, too. i plan on just chilling like a villain, laughing out loud. but seriously, i miss you. >> i mean, that right there, i could tell something was up. i don't know. >> friday, january 18th. good morning, everyone. i'm mike barnicle. i'm here. i've got four imaginary friends with me. filling in here for joe and mika today. with us on set, msnbc and "time" magazine senior editor, mark halperin, national affairs editor for "new york" magazine and msnbc political analyst, john heilemann. cohost of msnbc's "the cycle," s.e. cupp and gillian tete.
Jan 21, 2013 3:00am PST
of thousands. let's start with mike barnicle and john meachem. >> also michael steele. good to have you here michael. and mnbc chief foreign affairs correspondent, andrea mitchell. >> look at those uggs. >> i got to be outside all day. this is my only warm moment. >> i'm impressed. they look great. >> hardly fashionable. >> mika are you excited? compare today to how you felt four years ago. >> yeah but i think it's measured. and i think that's actually probably the tone the white house is taking at this point. there's a lot to be done. and a lot of things that have happened that i think need to be grown on or corrected, given the first four years. but it's always an exciting day to be able to be a part of witnessing history as it happens here in washington. it's an amazing day. >> john the second term i don't care what the counterintuitive historians and essayists say, the second term is so much more difficult than the first term. you're racing to the midterms where after that you know you're, in effect a lame duck. >> starting at 12:01 or thereabouts, everyone in the proces